Respiratory System

Pulmonology

Pulmonology is a medical speciality that deals with diseases involving the respiratory tract. Pulmonology is also known as chest medicine and respiratory medicine.

Pulmonologists diagnose and treat cancer, pneumonia, pleurisy, asthma, occupational and environmental diseases, bronchitis, sleep disorders, emphysema, tuberculosis and other complex disorders of the lungs.

Some common subspecialties, conditions and procedures include:

  • Critical Care, Intensive Care Medicine - Life-threatening illnesses such as pneumonia, Acute Lung Injury, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, liver failure, gastrointestinal bleeding, acute kidney failure, and shock.
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease - idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and other forms of interstitial lung disease, such as autoimmune-associated ILD, bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis.
  • Interventional Pulmonology - Care for patients with central airway obstruction due to either malignant or non-malignant diseases.
  • Neuromuscular disease - pulmonary complications due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), muscular dystrophy, and other causes of respiratory muscle impairment.
  • Obstructive Lung Disease - asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and other diseases characterized by airway narrowing or obstruction.
  • Pulmonary Hypertension - idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), and diseases associated with PAH, such as connective tissue disease and sickle cell disease.
  • Sleep disorders

SJM Hospital provides several services in the area of pulmonology, including outpatient, inpatient and emergency services. Supporting services such as diagnostic imaging, pathology and pharmacy ensure patients have access to most heath care facilities under one roof. Our doctors and clinical care staff are experienced and trained to treat clients with the utmost care. Some commonly treated conditions and services at SJM Hospital include clinical pulmonology, interventional pulmonology & bronchoscopy, medical thoracoscopy, smoke deaddiction, COPD clinic, PFT, asthma-allergy and treatment of sleep disorders.

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